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The Apparatus Architect-Part 57 Matching the Apparatus Specifications to Meet the Needs of the Response Area

For some time the Apparatus Architect articles have discussed the importance of defining the mission...
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The Apparatus Architect-Part 56 The Competitive Bid Process: How to Make Your Specifications Work for You

After many months of effort the department’s apparatus committee was given the go ahead to...
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The Apparatus Architect-Part 55 The Cost of New Apparatus- Fact and Fiction

There have been many stories over the past few years regarding fire department’s attempts to...
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Apparatus Architect Part 54-Recent Success Stories

The past few installments of the Apparatus Architect we reviewed some of the history of...
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The Apparatus Architect Part 53 Cab Design and Seating Arrangements-New Innovative Designs

In the last installment of the Apparatus Architect we reviewed some history regarding fire truck...
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The Apparatus Architect Part 52 Cab Design and Seating Arrangements-Where Have We Been and Where We Are Going

Fire departments are constantly being challenged to do more with less, particularly with respect to...
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The Apparatus Architect Part 51 Determining Your Equipment and Compartment Requirements

Over the years most pieces of fire apparatus regardless of type have become larger in...
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The Apparatus Architect-Part 50 Designing Safety into Your Apparatus

The Apparatus Architect series first appeared in the August, 2000 edition of Firehouse Magazine with...
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GOOD NEWS LINE OF DUTY DEATHS ARE DOWN F.D.N.Y. PILOTS NEW RESPONSE POLICY

As you may recall this time last year we were touting the fact that firefighter...
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